Protesters

Two lieutenants were attacked during a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday, Dec. 13. (Credit: Chris Nooney; CBS2)

Police Announce $12,000 Reward After 2 Lieutenants Assaulted During Garner Protest

A video showing a clash between protesters and police on the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday is now a key piece of evidence in an investigation.

12/16/2014

Mayor De Blasio Discusses Use Of Police Body Cameras At Police Academy In Queens

Police Officials: Mayor de Blasio To Meet With Protest Group Angry About Garner Decision

Mayor Bill de Blasio was set to meet Wednesday with a group of protesters who are calling for change in city policies following the Eric Garner apparent chokehold death and subsequent grand jury decision.

12/16/2014

Police: An unknown woman grabs Lt. Philip Chan and assists in pulling him to the ground, while an unknown man pulls Chan and hits him in the back of the left shoulder. (Credit: NYPD/CBS2)

Police Search For 6 More People In Attack On Lieutenants During Protests

Police said Monday that there are six more suspects being sought in an attack on two NYPD lieutenants during a protest at the Brooklyn Bridge this past Saturday.

12/15/2014

Eric Garner protest in Macy's Herald Square on Dec. 7, 2014 (Credit: hunterkemp on Instagram)

Demonstrators Disrupt Holiday Shopping At Macy’s Herald Square

During the protest, a fire alarm was pulled and the department store had to be evacuated.

12/07/2014

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators march to U.N. headquarters on Aug. 9, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Pro-Palestinian Protesters March To U.N. Headquarters

Later Saturday, a silent protest and candlelight vigil organized as a social media movement aimed at uniting Jews and Arabs was expected to be held in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza near U.N. headquarters.

08/09/2014

Dueling protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine were held near the Israeli Consulate at 800 Second Ave. on Wednesday, July 9. Both groups called for peace in the Middle East. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dueling Protest Groups Outside Israeli Consulate Call For Mideast Peace

Demonstrators on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict gathered to make their voices heard at the Israeli Consulate on the East Side Wednesday.

07/09/2014

Hobby Lobby Protest

Protesters Turn Out As U.S. Supreme Court Hears Hobby Lobby Case On Birth Control Coverage

Protesters came out in full force Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case pitting employers’ religious beliefs against the Affordable Care Act’s birth control mandate.

03/25/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Attorney General Tells Police To Stop Photographing Christie Protesters

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman said the State Police is responsible for the safety and security of the governor and public at town hall meetings.

03/20/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (Jeff Zelevansky/
Getty Images News)

Protesters Again Interrupt Christie Town Hall With Complaints About Sandy Aid, GWB Scandal

Gov. Chris Christie stood by as the protesters – some shouting “New Jersey deserves better” – were escorted out by police.

03/18/2014

Squirrel (credit: ClipArt)

Protesters Head Upstate To Picket Against Squirrel-Shooting Contest

Protesters from New York City headed upstate Saturday to demonstrate against a squirrel-killing contest in the small town of Holley.

02/16/2013

A woman named Anna rallies in Times Square in support of the group Pussy Riot August 17, 2012. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Russian Punk Band Supporters Fight New York State Law Banning Masks In Public

Three women who were arrested in a protest supporting the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have launched an attempt to overturn a New York state law forbidding wearing masks in public.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

Protesters at Iran rally in Times Square (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Protesters In NYC March Against Future Military Action Against Iran

“Any invasion of Iran would be a repeat of what happened in Iraq,” said protester Corrine Willinger.

02/04/2012

West Park Presbyterian Church (credit: James Russiello / Wikipedia Commons)

Desecration At Church Leads NYC Pastor To ‘Evict’ Occupy Wall Street

Protesters agreed to find other places to stay within two weeks, and to find an artisan who can make a replacement for the missing baptismal font lid if they don’t find it.

01/22/2012

Occupy Wall Street protesters clash with police in Zuccotti Park In New York City on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011. (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Poll: More New Yorkers Disapprove Of Mayor Bloomberg’s Handling Of Occupy Wall Street

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is getting mixed marks on his handling of the Occupy Wall Street protesters.

12/14/2011

Maira Garcia (R) and Maria Vargas hold hands while waiting on line to get married at the Brooklyn City Clerk's office on July 24, 2011 in New York City. Today was the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York state. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Demonstrators Hold Rallies To Call For Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

By far the largest group marched to the United Nations to demand that all New Yorkers, all 20 million residents, not just the 212 members of the legislature, be given a say on whether same sex marriage should be legal.

07/24/2011

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